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MSNBC
Jan 13, 2013 12:00pm PST
. what sort of environment are we looking at in terms of what assad might do next? >> it is extremely chaotic and unpredictable. because of the internationalization, much has been said this is part of war. with the money coming into it and the weapons, money from the gulf country to the rebels. it is a regional conflict. the fighting is taking place and has regional complications. >> chemical weapons. i believe his statement is he said earlier he is alluding to the chemical weapons and said it could involve u.s. troops saying you have to keep the possibility that if there is a peaceful transition and international organizations get involved that they might ask for assistance in that situation. so defense secretary paneta discussing troops and the weapons. >> for u.s. and israel, they hinted at the fact that they would use force if they needed to ensure them is it falling into the hands of people that could be dangerous. dictators use chemical weapons. in a moment of desperation if this regime feels its back is against the wall and time is running out it may resort to the weapons. >> h
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 8:00am PST
owners. it's much harder to get anything done that in marineland or new york, where an urban environment is much more dominant. >> sir, i wanted to get your take on a completely off-topic question here, because some are saying you have inside knowledge about whether or not there will be some political face-changing going on for your home state of kentucky, and actress ashley judd's potential bid for u.s. senate. you told the wdrv news that i think she's very interested in becoming a candidate for some office. whether. i don't know, but she's a very serious potential candidate. what makes you believe she is a very serious potential candidate? >> well, first of all, she has been engaged in public policy questions for a number of years. i've been on programs with her, for instance, in opposition to mountaintop removal mining. she's got a public policy degree from harvard. this is somebody who has always been very, very involved in issues and very interested in politics, and she sees an opportunity to make a difference now. she's got a long career ahead of her. i think acting may have lost a
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2013 12:00pm PST
? >> this is a different environment than it was four years ago, craig and a couple of points. president bush does come into a success term in the strong political position. his approval readings is 52% and the second-term agenda items like gun control as well as immigration and you mentioned those attitudes about the direction of the country and about the economy and this is an american public right now that lowered its standards and lowered its expectations from four years ago. in some ways that's a good situation from the obama white house and sometimes lower expectations make it easier to get achievements done, but this is a country that is still being hit by the aftereffects of the great recession and also this poll comes after the terrible tragic shooting as well as the showdown in the new year. >> we polled folks when they were already pretty down. >> let me ask you about the war in iraq. president obama's political prominence first propelled by his opposition to the war. what did we find in the poll with regards to the war in iraq? >> it was fascinating, a number we had. 51% the iraq war wasn't
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2013 12:00pm PST
30 days to create that political environment, that it's going to make it, you know, better for members who are tempted to vote for some of these measures to actually follow through and do it. >> what do you make of some of these folks? some of these folks who are saying there's a growing concern that the president and congress are trying to rewrite the second amendment and that they are trying to take guns away from people? >> you know, again, i come from a relatively rural part of connecticut, and, you know, there are a lot of gun owners in my opinion, we've already been talking to with e-mails and calls, and who do -- are willing to support measures like local background checks so people with criminal records are prevented from buying weapons. if you look at supreme court decisions, hellor versus d.c., that set for the the strong interpretation of the second amendment as an individual right, even within the context of that ruling justice scalia says society has the right to restrict ownership for people with mental illness and criminal records and guns that fall into the
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